EC 4.2.3.109 - (−)-sabinene synthase

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EC 4.2.3.109

Names

Accepted name:
(−)-sabinene synthase
Systematic name:
geranyl-diphosphate diphosphate-lyase [cyclizing, (−)-sabinene-forming]

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

Requires Mg2+. Isolated from Pinus contorta (lodgepole pine) as cyclase I [1] and from Conocephalum conicum (liverwort) [2].

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB

References

  1. Savage, T. J., Hatch, M. W., Croteau, R.
    Monoterpene synthases of Pinus contorta and related conifers. A new class of terpenoid cyclase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 269: 4012-4020 (1994). [PMID: 8307957]
  2. Peters, R. J., Croteau, R. B.
    Alternative termination chemistries utilized by monoterpene cyclases: chimeric analysis of bornyl diphosphate, 1,8-cineole, and sabinene synthases.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 417: 203-211 (2003). [PMID: 12941302]

[EC 4.2.3.109 created 2012]